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Planning Meetings for The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030
by Institute For Sustainable Development and Research,ISDR,India (Non-governmental organization (NGO))
1) Engage and consult relevant communities regarding contributions to the objectives of the Decade, with priority given to engaging early career scientists and disadvantaged groups and regions and to the science -policy interface, building on the outputs of regional and global consultations undertaken;
2) Capacity development through organization of training programs, educational and research programs through national and international partner intuitions.
3) Resource mobilization for sustaining the programs till 2030.
4)Organisation of different working groups on Ocean sustainability and ocean Governance for long term research coordinating with the international ocean communities such as SCOR , Asia Pacific Network on Global Change Research (APN) , WMO , JCOMM etc for participation in The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.
Progress reports
14.1
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
NUTRIENTS
  • Wastewater treatment
PLASTICS
  • Coastal clean-ups
  • Plastics recovery/recycling/reuse
SHIPPING
  • Reduce invasive aquatic species introduction
OTHER POLLUTANTS (please specify)
  • Cleaner production
  • Industrial effluent pre-treatment
14.2
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Integrated Coastal Management
  • Marine Spatial Planning
  • Ecosystem-based Adaptation
14.3
Minimize and address the impacts of ocean acidification, including through enhanced scientific cooperation at all levels
Type of commitment
  • Adaptation to more acidic ocean conditions
  • Scientific research and cooperation to address ocean acidification knowledge gaps
14.a
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Scientific, socioeconomic and interdisciplinary research
  • Research capacity development
  • Data access and sharing
  • Training and professional development
  • Scientific cooperation
  • Transfer marine technology
  • Actions that support SIDS and LDCs
14.b
Provide access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets
Type of commitment
  • Legal/policy/institutional measures
  • Transfer of fishing technology
  • Access and capacity building for eco-labelling and traceability systems
  • Community empowerment for fisheries management
01/2022
Resource mobilization for sustaining the programs for The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.
12/2021
Engaging early career scientists and disadvantaged groups and regions and to the science -policy interface, building on the outputs of regional and global consultations undertaken;
12/2025
Capacity development through organization of training programs, educational and research programs through national and international partner intuitions.
12/2029
Organisation of different working groups on Ocean sustainability and ocean Governance for long termresearch coordinating with the international ocean communities such as SCOR , Asia Pacific Network on Global Change Research (APN) , WMO , JCOMM etc for participation in The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.
Staff / Technical expertise
Capacity development through organization of training programs, educational and research programs through national and international partner intuitions.
Basic information
Time-frame: 09/2018 - 12/2030
Partners
1) Indian Centre for Advancement of Research and Education,Haldia, West Bengal, India (ICARE) (Scientific Community Entity); 2) Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, India; (Non-governmental organization); 3) Interdepartmental Research Centre in Urban Planning, "Alberto Calza Bini", University of Naples "Federico II", Italy (Academic Institution); 4) ISDR (Non-governmental organization)
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Kalpana Chaudhari, Vice President, isdrklc@hotmail.com,
Mumbai, India
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